Category Archives: Mobile commerce

Apple’s sensor touches matters close to our heart – safety and simplicity

Amongst the news of high-res cameras and 64 bit A7 CPUs delivering twice the performance, Apple introduced a new home button on their iPhone 5s, one that interestingly contains a fingerprint sensor. This move was widely anticipated after Apple acquired … Continue reading

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Bango holds Nexus 2012: ‘Making money from the mobile web’

Last week Bango held the latest in its long-running Nexus event series, in San Francisco, CA. Bango Nexus is a prestigious, invite-only event that brings together key players shaping the mobile internet. The theme this year was “Making money from … Continue reading

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Mobile commerce on the march

We spotted a really interesting infographic from BigCommerce today. They’ve drawn together numbers surrounding the migration from conventional e-commerce to mobile commerce (m-commerce). Noting the massive rise in smartphones and an increased enthusiasm for online payments BigCommerce ask, will m-commerce … Continue reading

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How far fetched is Near Field?

Near Field Communications technology has been around for a while. Slender chips embedded in a range of products from handheld computers to bank cards are enabling applications to speed up information exchange. Where NFC has caused most interest recently is … Continue reading

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Apple investigated over moves to close our alternate payment options.

According to the Wall Street Journal and MacObserver, Apple’s recent moves to prevent applications running on iPad and iPhone sending people outside the “Apple Payment Channels” to pay for extra content, subscriptions or services have been referred to the DOJ. … Continue reading

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Are wireless carriers being less ‘instant’ about providing customer refunds?

Few holidays in the western world are celebrated without the accompanying assault from the retail sector going into overdrive. In the United States, the Friday after Thanksgiving earned the label “Black Friday” years back, when it traditionally (ostensibly?) became the … Continue reading

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